Literature Outtakes, Year Three

one hi I’m John Green this is crash course literature that hurt a lot I should come in from this side maybe nope you know what I’m just going to start here. and the other half in key west which really isn’t America so much as it’s like a little tiny turd that fell off […]

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Free Will, Witches, Murder, and Macbeth, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 409

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and today we’ll be discussing Macbeth. Some people… …call it the Scottish play or the Bard’s play because allegedly, back in the 17th century a coven of witches cursed the play to punish Shakespeare for including their spells. But that’s just not credible. So I’m going […]

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Crash Course Literature 3 Preview

Crash Course Literature 3 Preview

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and I’m back! Over the next ten weeks we’re going to read a bunch of books together. I got some of them right here. We’re going to read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, Lord of the Flies by William Golding (my least […]

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Crash Course Literature Season Four Preview!

Crash Course Literature Season Four Preview!

Hello and welcome to season four of Crash Course Literature! That’s right, we’re back to talk about books. So this season, for no particular reason, we’re gonna be talking about a lot of dystopias – You know, future worlds where things have gone terribly wrong – as opposed to the present when everything is going […]

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Dutch East India Company ⚓️ 🇳🇱 Dutch Golden Age

Dutch East India Company ⚓️ 🇳🇱 Dutch Golden Age

The Dutch East India Trading Company used to be the biggest company in the world. For Amsterdam and for the Netherlands, this company was very, very, very important. To better understand this company, let’s go into a bit of history. In the 14th century, a collection of independent provinces are taken over by, first, the […]

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Economic Depression and Dictators: Crash Course European History #37

Economic Depression and Dictators: Crash Course European History #37

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, despite improvement in living conditions across much of Europe after 1925, wartime resentments and disruption lingered. and then a momentous event in 1929 gradually turned into a wide-ranging disaster: in that year, the U.S. stock market crashed.What came after is known as the […]

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The Awakening by Kate Chopin – Literature Summary and Review

The Awakening by Kate Chopin – Literature Summary and Review

Hello Everyone! It’s Patrick and today I’m giving a summary and review of the story “The Awakening” By Kate Chopin. She was an american author who wrote the majority of her stories in the 1890’s and as a whole they were generally critically well received. The outlier however was “The Awakening” which was panned for […]

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Gender, Guilt, and Fate – Macbeth, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #410

Gender, Guilt, and Fate – Macbeth, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #410

Hi I’m John Green. This is Crash Course Literature and today we’ll be doubling, bubbling, toiling and troubling as we continue our discussion of Macbeth. Today we’ll be looking more closely at the characters of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as well as discussing the play’s treatment of gender roles and its downer ending. INTRO One […]

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Crash Course Literature Preview

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and I’m back! Over the next ten weeks we’re going to read a bunch of books together. I got some of them right here. We’re going to read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, Lord of the Flies by William Golding (my least […]

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Slavery, Ghosts, and Beloved: Crash Course Literature 214

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we’re going to talk about Beloved. MFTP: Mr. Green, Mr. Green! I actually like this book. Yeah, I know you do, me from the past, because I’m you. So you read Song of Solomon in class the year that Tony Morrison won the Nobel […]

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